Kelly Smith

Reporter | West Metro
Phone: 612-673-4141
Kelly Smith covers west metro suburban cities including Plymouth, Eden Prairie, Wayzata, Minnetonka, Maple Grove, Excelsior, Osseo and Robbinsdale.

Recent content from Kelly Smith

Meeting to be held Tuesday on Flying Cloud road construction project

Road construction on Flying Cloud Drive is still at least a year away, but an open house Tuesday will give...

Updated: December 07, 2013, - 03:56 PM

Wet road, driver error cited in St. Louis Park pond crash

Final results of the investigation into the St. Louis Park accident that killed two children probably won’t be released for...

Updated: December 03, 2013, - 07:54 PM

Osseo police looking to move station into new space

For many years, the small city’s police station has been housed in a cramped, deteriorating home.

Updated: December 03, 2013, - 03:00 PM

Mysterious Salvation Army kettle donor, St. Grand, returns

The Salvation Army donor dubbed St. Grand is back for this holiday season, dropping 10 $100 bills in a Roseville kettle Friday.

Updated: November 30, 2013, - 06:57 PM

Protesters gather outside Salvation Army store over recovery program

But Salvation Army’s new captain says restrictions help turn around men’s lives.

Updated: November 30, 2013, - 12:00 AM

Maple Grove burglaries prompt police alert

Eight home break-ins in two months have prompted an increase in patrols. Police say several people of Asian heritage have...

Updated: November 29, 2013, - 11:19 PM

Eden Prairie unveils updated designs, increased costs for new pools

More amenities added $2.9 million to the preliminary budget estimates.

Updated: November 26, 2013, - 07:15 PM

Two children show signs of recovery as donations pour in

More than $8,500 has been raised for the blended family to help with mounting medical bills and funeral costs.

Updated: November 23, 2013, - 05:02 PM

Minneapolis stowaway still in custody; 2nd round of tests ordered

The boy slipped onto a Las Vegas flight, unticketed and unattended.

Updated: November 20, 2013, - 09:01 PM

Orono doctor's killer 'hostile' over mother's medical treatment

Ted Hoffstrom, the 30-year-old lawyer suspected of killing Dr. Stephen Larson, had expressed hostility toward Larson because of how the doctor had treated his mother in an undisclosed medical situation, police said.

Updated: November 19, 2013, - 12:13 PM

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